…I was reading a book, and this jumped right out…
“…but the ones who go posing as moralists are the worst. Cost free morals. Full of great ways for others to improve themselves. There’s an ego thing in there, too. They use they’re morals to make someone else look inferior and that way look better themselves. It doesn’t matter what the moral code is—religious morals, political morals, racist morals, capitalist morals, feminist morals, hippie morals—they’re all the same. The moral codes change but the meanness and the egotism stay the same.”
-Robert Prisig, Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals
Yup, made me think about how Hugo Schwyzer attacked low status men, how Paulie Boi Elam attacked low status men, how the libertarian tough guys at Shedding of the Ego attacked low status men and, now, how a possible sociopath and his mindless followers endlessly lie about me while claiming to care about circumcision….